Early Life Lucille ball was born on August 6th 1911 in Jamestown, New York. She soon after lost her father when she was only 3 years old! She had a scrambled life since her mom couldn’t keep a job and she had to feed two children. At the time when Lucille was 4 years old WW1 started
Cate Blanchett is a very famous actress as well as screen director. She was born in Melbourne Australia in 1969, and has been acting for at least half of her life. Here are some other interesting facts about the star.
Whitney Houston grew up in humble beginnings, with fame on her side, helping her to become the modern-day tragic hero that the public knows. According to Biography, “Born on August 9, 1963 in Newark, New
This actress was born in Sherman Oaks, California. As a young girl, she already started performing. Taking ballet and singing lessons as a child.
Beyoncé also known as the queen of pop received many awards some being Grammy awards and MTV video music award due to her amazing talents.Those were just 2 of the awards she has received ( Waters 58).Beyoncé was born on September 4,1981 Houston,Texas(Waters 19).Her fame has expanded worldwide because of her talent and entertaining skills that is not all she has accomplished she has also won many award and inspired many people. Beyoncé grew up in Houston,Texas with her parents Tina and Mathew Knowles.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born into a rich family on August 28, 1774 in New York City, two years before the American Revolution. She was born into an Episcopalian family, not Catholic. She 3 when her mom died so she lived a quiet life grew up loving to read novels and the Bible. Her stepmother took her out to help the poor by taking food and other items to them. When Elizabeth was 20 she fell in love with a William Seton in 1794 and became Elizabeth Ann Seton. They had a good life, prospered and had a happy
Marilyn Monroe is a well-known legend and has been a public figure for several decades. Monroe was a distinguished model, actress, and singer, who quickly became known as a major sex symbol. Monroe starred in a large number of successful motion pictures during the late 1940s and early 1960s. She
A native Patersonian, Audrey McDowell is the daughter of the late Cornell and Laura Parker. Audrey received her early childhood education at Dale Avenue School, and Our Lady of Lourdes in Paterson. She is a graduate of Wayne Hills High School in Wayne. Audrey completed her post secondary education at
Josephine baker born in st.Louis missouri. In 1926 baker was an amazing dancer that lead her to be an creative in her outfits. In 1936 baker became a massive help during the french resistance. She was a clever dancer that in 1925 he began dancing in paris and in the united states. Years later in her career she adopted she 12 children. She always supported the civil rights movement. This is the life of josephine baker.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was born on January 28, 1774 in New York City, she was the second child to an socially prominent couple. Her father was a chief health officer for the port of New York. Her mother was the daughter of on Episcopal minister. Her family was one of the two, earliest settlers in New York. Elizabeth was only 3 years old when her mother died. This was possibly a result of child birth.
Beyonce Knowles, daughter of Tina and Mathew Knowles, was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. As a child she was a shy child her parents put her in a dance class to try and get her to not be as shy. She did love to dance so she
Louise Erdrich Louise Erdrich was born on June 7, 1954 in Little Falls, Minnesota. She grew up in Wahpeton North Dakota near Turtle Mountain reservation, where her grandfather Pat Tourneau was a Tribal chairman. Erdrich uses characters not only to demonstrate the experiences of Native Americans, but also the heartache and pain she has gone through in her life.
American Voices with Renee Fleming Introduction Renee Fleming was born on February 14, 1959, in Indiana, Pennsylvania (Fleming 5). She grew up in Rochester, New York. In addition, the artist was born of two music teachers and she studied music at Crane School of Music at the State University of New York, Potsdam. She began performing Opera in smaller concerts but with small opera companies while still a graduate. In the 1990s, she was honored by Richard Tucker Music Foundation (Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians since 1990 50). By the time, the singer had gained popularity due to her great role in the music industry worldwide, especially in opera, such as her title role in Donizetti Lucrezia Borgia with the opera orchestra of New York. Renee has made several appearances throughout her music life. For example, she performed a solo concert at the lyric opera in Chicago, besides Sir Andrew Davis, and Sang Violetta with Los Angeles Operas (Fleming 15). In addition, she has featured on several occasions throughout the United States, Russia, Sweden, Austria, and Russian.
The words, "Everyone needs love. Everyone deserves it," reveal the spirited personality of the fifty time winner and eighty-nine time nominee of the most prestigious awards in performing arts. Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, or how we know her better, Reese Witherspoon, was born on March 22, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her parents were both in the medical field, specifically, her father practiced medicine in the military. After returning to the United States from a deployment in Germany, the Witherspoon family planted their roots in Nashville, Tennessee. Witherspoon is one of the most beloved actresses, and has grown her career in the performing arts world since she was eleven years of age. Some of her early appearances include: The
Early in life Audrey was faced with both social and family oriented conflicts. Her parents fought and in 1938 her father left Audrey and her mother. Audrey recalls the leaving of her father as "‘the most traumatic event in my life.'" As a young child it is difficult to cope with parents arguing and even more emotional damage was brought upon Audrey with the leaving of her father. As a result of her father's absence Audrey had problems socially. Audrey was teased for her size, the way she spoke, andher shyness. She drowned her emotions in food and as a result she was larger than most children.("Audrey Hepburn Biography" 1). Many would see Audrey's emotional problems as